We are very pleased to inform you the IBM Redbooks team has just published the following API Connect Redpapers:
Chapter 1. Introduction to APIs
Chapter 2. API, Microservices and API Management
Chapter 3. IBM API Connect overview and offerings
Chapter 4. Principals of good API design
This is the book you need to read first if you are not familiar with API Connect. Once you get the hang of it and ready to play with the product, you should switch to the The “Scenarios Guide”. As the name implies, this book is scenario based and walks you through several examples of managing the full API lifecycle with API Connect. Within the context of an Inventory and a Social Reviews application you will learn how you can use API Connect for creating, running, security and managing APIs.
The “Scenarios Guide" has the following table of contents:
Chapter 1. Introduction to API Connect and environment setup
Chapter 2. Developing and deploying LoopBack applications and APIs
Chapter 3. Managing the APIs
Chapter 4. Securing the APIs
Chapter 5. Consuming the APIs
Chapter 6. Monitoring and analyzing the APIs
If you are working in the hybrid integration area, I have good news for you! Currently I am working with an international team of SMEs, creating the following Redbooks publication:
“An Architectural and Practical Guide to IBM Hybrid Integration Platform”, SG248351. This book will be available by the end of September.
In this book you will find a lot of practical scenarios for creating hybrid clouds with API Connect and IBM’s integration portfolio, such as MQ and IIB. We are also creating a workshop for hybrid integration based on the Redbooks material and will teach it in 12 WW cities starting Oct 15th.
So that’s all for now on the IBM Redbooks front! I will continue to keep you up-to-date on new API Connect related projects from our team.
Vasfi Gucer is an IBM Redbooks Project Leader. He works with technical experts to create books, guides, blogs, and videos. Follow Vasfi on Twitter at @VasfiGucer.